Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

As Black History Month comes to a close today, we are reminded of all of the important figures that helped to shape many social movements during the Civil Rights era. While many of those figures, big and small, have unfortunately passed on, thankfully we have and should take advantage of…
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La La Land Steve Harvey’d at Oscars, Moonlight Wins Big

Monday, February 27th, 2017

This past Sunday, February 26, the 89th annual Academy Awards was hosted by late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. Justin Timberlake opened the show with a flashy number and later there were performances from Lin Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho, Sting, John Legend, and Sara Bareilles who sang for…
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My First Look at the Nintendo Switch

Monday, February 20th, 2017

I want to start this article by saying thank you to Nintendo of America for inviting me to the Nintendo Switch Preview Tour. I had a blast and I cannot wait to get one of my own! On Saturday, February 18, my sister and I traveled to the West Side…
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Yes, Peeps Flavored Oreos Are About To Be A Thing

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Nabisco has been notorious for releasing rather interesting Oreo cookie flavors like watermelon, Swedish Fish, limeade, pumpkin spice, fruit punch, and candy corn among others. Last week, the company announced their latest special limited edition flavor, Peeps. Just in time for upcoming Spring season, this new twist on an Easter…
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An Outsider’s Take on the Chicago Auto Show

Monday, February 13th, 2017

2017 will mark the third year that I have gone to the Chicago Auto Show. Now, you might think, “Oh, that’s cool, Caesar. Do you like cars a lot?” And my answer to that is no, because I could care less about cars. Then why am I even going? Oh,…
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Grammys Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Scary

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The 59th Grammy Awards took place yesterday and it was quite the show! The night was full of memorable performances and moments from various artists but of course with the good also comes the bad. Here are a few memorable moments from music’s biggest night.   Adele –  Adele had…
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Shyamalan is Back! Split Movie Review

Monday, February 6th, 2017

In 1999, director and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan surprised audiences and critics with his supernatural horror and thriller film, The Sixth Sense. Because of this film’s success and praise, Shyamalan quickly became a household name. However, critics and fans agree that after his third film, Signs (2002), the quality of…
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Lady Gaga Wows the Super Bowl Crowd

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The halftime performance is always an iconic moment during the Super Bowl. This year, Lady Gaga was tapped to perform. In true Lady Gaga fashion, she did not disappoint. Here’s a quick summary of her performance. The halftime show began with Lady Gaga a top the stadium singing a medley…
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La La Land Review

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Over the winter break, I had the opportunity to go see La La Land in theaters, which was a very surprising and pleasant experience. You see, I am not the biggest fan of musicals. I think they are cheesy and unrealistic, which is why I didn’t have any expectations for…
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Party Ideas For Super Bowl LI

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Super Bowl LI is just a few days away and it is time to start planning for the big game. Don’t have time to come up with a game plan? I got you covered! Here are some food, décor, and game ideas to keep your guests happy and entertained.  …
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